Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - June, 2021
Australia’s main mining lobby has described local thermal coal as the best in the world.
Meat firm pays to regain control
Global meat processor JBS Foods has paid a $14.2 million ransom to cybercriminals.
Pezzullo warns of cyber pirates
Home Affairs boss Mike Pezzullo says Australia should fight cybercriminals as though they are swashbuckling pirates.
Planners raise coal concerns
The NSW planning department has recommended that a new Hume Coal mine be refused.
PM signs green deals
The Prime Minister has signed deals with Japan and Germany to develop technology for “a net zero emissions future”.
PM's ties with QAnon uncovered
Reports are raising concern about the PM’s relationship with an online conspiracy theorist.
Projects pave over health issues
Experts say the health impacts of major transport projects are too often glossed over during the planning phases.
UK trade deal looms
Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson have struck an Australia-Britain free trade deal.
ATO wins Greensill tax case
A court victory for the ATO means a big tax bill for tycoon Lex Greensill.
Study suggests protections
Experts have made a series of recommendations to pandemic-proof Australia’s education sector.
CSIRO backs green supplies
CSIRO says wind and solar are the cheapest sources of new electricity generation capacity in Australia.
Agricultural charities questioned
An expert has proposed stripping charitable status from Australian agricultural associations that rake in millions.
Big developer faces defect claims
A developer is being sued over dozens of “defects” in near-new Parramatta buildings.
Big firms face laundering claims
NAB, Crown and SkyCity are all facing AUSTRAC money laundering investigations.
Porter case costs over $700k
The former attorney-general’s legal action has cost the ABC about $780,000 so far.
Fuel bail-out reviewed
A new report finds federal measures to bail out oil refineries will benefit shareholders.
G7 eyes tech tax
The world's largest economies have agreed to pursue higher global taxation on tech giants.